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KLM launches Augmented Reality for hand baggage check

KLM’s AR hand baggage check uses a transparent, virtual KLM suitcase, which indicates the permitted dimensions for hand baggage on board. AR technology makes it possible for a virtual image to be placed in reality and to be used interactively. This makes it easy for a passenger to check at home whether their hand baggage… Read More ›

Air France offers additional flights for spring

To meet increased demand over the spring break school holidays and the end of the school year, Air France plans to increase the frequency of its medium-haul flights to and from several European and North-African destinations. In total, between April and June, the Company will operate 138 additional flights. – The week-end of 8 April… Read More ›

KLM welcomes latest Boeing 777-300 at Schiphol

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today welcomed its 13th Boeing 777-300 at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The new arrival is named Darien National Park. KLM’s Boeing 777 fleet now consists of 28 aircraft, 13 of which are type 300s. In June 2016, KLM welcomed its 12th Boeing 777-300, named Gunung Mulu National Park. KLM’s next Boeing 777-300, the… Read More ›

gulf air takes off to colombo

The Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, Gulf Air, today commenced its highly anticipated direct operations to Bandaranaike International Airport, in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo, with 5 flights per week. Gulf Air Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Maher Salman Al Musallam commented at a ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Bahrain International Airport and attended by airport officials,… Read More ›

KLM offers self-service access to Schengen Lounge 25 at Schiphol

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has introduced self-service kiosks at the entrance to Schengen Lounge 25 at Schiphol Airport. The service will give authorised passengers quicker access to the lounge. By scanning their own boarding passes, the passengers will be able to enter the lounge quickly and easily, even at the busiest times. KLM transported more… Read More ›

FLYBE is UK’s top airline for on time performance

On time performance rated sixth worldwide. Flybe has been rated as the best UK airline for punctuality and, with an on time performance of 86.6%, also placed sixth worldwide (up from 17th last year) in the 2016 OAG Punctuality League report. This annual report is published by the globally renowned air travel intelligence specialist, OAG,… Read More ›

Air France welcomes its first Boeing 787

At 9 am on Friday 2 December, Air France welcomed its very first Boeing 787. On this occasion, and as is our custom, firefighters at Paris-Charles de Gaulle gave the aircraft the traditional water salute. Franck Terner, Air France CEO stated: “It is with great pride and honour today that Air France takes delivery of… Read More ›

Mandalay International Airport selects Rockwell Collins to improve passenger processing

  First airport in Myanmar to implement ARINC vMUSE™ common use passenger processing solution  Mandalay International Airport (MDL) passengers will realize an enhanced check-in experience with the implementation of a new passenger processing system from Rockwell Collins. Under the terms of the agreement with MC-Jalux Airport Services Co., Ltd. (MJAS), the group that operates MDL,… Read More ›

KLM materials reused in MOAM design collection

Used KLM materials were today on display at the presentation of MOAM 2016 (Mode Amsterdam). Young designers presented their collections of unique, handmade designs in Hotel Krasnapolsky. The themes of the fashion show were innovation, sustainability, craftsmanship and cooperation. The collection was created using recycled KLM materials, such as rubber tyres, seatbelts and upholstery. This… Read More ›

Air Canada is Official Airline to Nine Canadian Symphony Orchestras Coast to Coast with Addition of Symphony Nova Scotia and the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.

Introduces industry-leading pre-boarding for customers with carry-on instruments and discount policy for additional seat . MONTREAL, Sept. 25, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada today announced it has added Symphony Nova Scotia and the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra to its roster of Canadian symphony orchestras it supports from coast to coast. The airline also announced today… Read More ›

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Garuda Indonesia once again gained international recognition, this time for significant passenger growth at two world-class airports in the Southeast Asia and East Asia regions, namely Changi International Airport Singapore and Incheon International Airport in South Korea. Garuda Indonesia won the Changi Airline Awards for the category of “TOP Airline by absolute growth in passenger… Read More ›

KLM Introduces Payment via Facebook and Twitter.

As first airline in the world KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has developed a method  of payment which enables customers to pay via social media. Customers using Facebook or Twitter to book or rebook a flight, make a seat reservation, or to arrange extra baggage, can now pay through these channels. Customers are already able to… Read More ›

Royal Jordanian renews component support contract with AFI KLM E&M Group.

Royal Jordanian, a long-standing AFI KLM E&M customer, renewed its trust in the services of the maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) group by signing a new contract to provide its A320 fleet with component support. The agreement covers the Royal Jordanian’s A320s fleet, which counts 13 aircraft, and includes the provision of a main base… Read More ›


Air France & KusmiTea join forces to celebrate Air France’s 80th anniversary. Specially created to mark Air France’s 80th anniversary, the limited edition KusmiTea box set comprises a range of flavoured teas available in 7 different categories. Ideally suited to long-haul flights, the 24 muslin tea bags soothe, detoxify and regenerate the traveller and ease… Read More ›

KLM launces scheduled services to Santiago de Chile.

KLM will expand its long-haul services next year to South –America, as it will launch a new scheduled service to Santiago, the capital of Chile and the cultural, political and financial center of the country and home to various headquarters of many multinational corporations. Santiago fits perfectly in our strategy where we focus on the… Read More ›

Embraer Participates in the 2013 ERA General Assembly.

Embraer Commercial Aviation will participate in the annual European Regions Airline Association (ERA) General Assembly ( from October 2 to 4 at the Congress Center in Salzburg, Austria. Forty-four airlines and 126 associate and affiliated ERA members gather every year to reflect on achievements, discuss industry issues and ways to tackle challenges that lie ahead…. Read More ›

Safran and Honeywell Aerospace to present on electric green taxiing system.

Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) and Safran (NYSE Euronext Paris: SAF) are hosting a presentation on Nov. 28, 2012, dedicated to the electric green taxiing system (EGTS). KLM as a leading European Airline will participate with a presentation on it’s interest in electric taxi. Organized by the Airports Council International (ACI), the presentation takes place at… Read More ›

KLM brings panda Fu Hu to China.

Last week KLM Royal Dutch Airlines transported the two-year-old panda Fu Hu to Chengdu in China, aboard a Boeing 747 Combi. After a comfortable flight, the panda was brought to the panda park Bifengxia in Ya’An. Fu Hu spent some time in the animal hotel at Schiphol, where he received professional attention to prepare him… Read More ›

One-Day Holiday to Valencia for Chronically Ill and Disabled People.

  KLM and TUI Nederland in action for 42nd Red Cross flight. Every year, KLM takes great pleasure in helping the Red Cross give their guests an unforgettable experience. We are glad we can do this for these people, particularly because they often find it difficult to travel. Our crew and their caretakers will do… Read More ›

KLM Introduces 72nd Intercontinental Destination: Zambia.

The Zambian capital, Lusaka, constitutes KLM’s 72nd intercontinental destination. KLM will fly to Lusaka three times a week. It is KLM’s 14th destination in Africa. Zambia’s mining industry is a powerful driver for the country’s economic growth. As a tourist destination it also has much to offer. The city of Livingstone in particular, near Victoria… Read More ›

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